Short sale

Short sale help

What Is A Short Sale?

A “Short Sale” or “negotiated settlement” or “short pay” occurs when a Lender agrees to accept less than the amount owed to payoff a loan as an alternative to foreclosure. If the property is worth less than the amount owed on the loan, then even if the Lender forecloses and takes back the property, they know they are going to take a loss. We can often convince a Lender that they will “do better” if they take less than what is owed now rather than taking the property back by foreclosure and trying to sell it later.  Continue reading “Short sale help” »

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dubai property

Let Dubai Commercial Property

People who wish to let Dubai commercial property, whether retail or office space; should be prepared for the intricacies and time involved in completing the entire process. Nevertheless, if done right, the benefits can be quite substantial.

Once an investor buys property, his next move is usually to protect his investment and ensure that yield is maximized. The rental market in Dubai continues attracting investors. This is understandable given that actual yields exceed those that can be obtained from savings accounts in banks. Continue reading “Let Dubai Commercial Property” »

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jakarta property

House price growth in major Indonesian cities

Research and Markets  has announced the addition of the “Indonesia Property Industry 1H12″ report to their repertoire. The report noted that Indonesia’s overall property sector experienced positive growth, with residential and office sectors enjoying significant growth. Despite pressure caused by the prolonged economic crisis in the U.S and Europe, the Indonesian economy still experienced a 6.5 percent growth, coupled with increased foreign direct investment. As well as boosting domestic demand, the strong macroeconomic indicators have secured developers’ confidence to continue developing property projects throughout Indonesia. Continue reading “House price growth in major Indonesian cities” »

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Property on Koh Samui

Property on Koh Samui: buyers guide

Buying property on Koh Samui can be a rewarding investment option, your money will not go as far as it might do elsewhere in Thailand, but compared with Western markets there are still plenty of bargains to be had. The choice is surprisingly diverse with everything from high-end super villas down to basic bungalows on offer, either as a long lease or to buy outright. Views, space and local amenities are all aspects to consider before making a purchase. Continue reading “Property on Koh Samui: buyers guide” »

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